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Washington Irving

There’s a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are messengers of overwhelming grief … and unspeakable love. — Washington Irving Advertisements

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Walt Whitman

A NOISELESS, patient spider, I mark’d, where, on a little promontory, it stood, isolated; Mark’d how, to explore the vacant, vast surrounding, It launch’d forth filament, filament, filament, out of itself; Ever unreeling them—ever tirelessly speeding them. And you, O my Soul, where you stand, Surrounded, surrounded, in measureless oceans of space, Ceaselessly musing, venturing,… Continue reading Walt Whitman

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William Zander

  Beyond belief is you, yes, the middle Of nowhere, almost at home there, too, as if You had built it, though you can’t help looking back To the place you longed to leave.                                         Beyond belief There is a roaring torrent. It is what is, Your life, the dream of water going elsewhere. —… Continue reading William Zander

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